Using materials from the history of mathematics in discovery-based learning

Yevdokimov, Oleksiy (2006) Using materials from the history of mathematics in discovery-based learning. In: ICME-10 Satellite Meeting of the International Study Group on the Relations between the History and Pedagogy of Mathematics, 12-17 Jul 2004, Uppsala, Sweden.


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This paper reports on attempt to integrate history of mathematics in discovery-based learning using technology. Theoretical grounding of the idea is discussed. An exploratory environment on triangle geometry is described. It is designed to support and motivate students' activities in learning through inquiry. Conjectures about properties of Lemoine point and Simson line are produced and proved by students using e-learning textbook.

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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Author retains copyright. Conference includes also the 4th European Summer University on History and Epistemology in Mathematics Education
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Sciences - Department of Maths and Computing
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2007 01:23
Last Modified: 13 Jun 2016 02:50
Uncontrolled Keywords: history of mathematics, discovery-based learning, e-textbook, triangle geometry
Fields of Research : 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2202 History and Philosophy of Specific Fields > 220209 History of Ideas
13 Education > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130208 Mathematics and Numeracy Curriculum and Pedagogy
13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130309 Learning Sciences

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